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to make clear that even though he was elected as an opponent of the iraq war, he does not shrink from using power in the muslim world. >> religion is used to justify the murder of innocents by those who have distorted and defiled the great religion of islam. and who attacked my country. i face the world as it is. and cannot stand idle in the face of threats to the american people. chris: but governor romney was suggesting weakness and now the tarke on our consulate in benghazi where four americans were murdered. >> we express immediately when we feel that the president and his administration have done something which is inconsistent with the principles of america. chris: a similar test after the failed mission to rescue the iranian hostages, during the presidential campaign of 1980, governor ronald reagan did not use a vulnerable moment to crilt size president carter. -- to criticize president carter. >> words should be few and confined to our prayers. because of the extremely sensitive nature of the situation, i am convinced that it is and would be inappropriate for me to go beyond t
iosamabin laden is gone. he also said we'd end the war in iraq responsibly. we've done that. he has protected civilians in libya, and qaddafi is gone. i serve up at the united nations, and i see every day the difference in how countries around the world view the united states. they view us as a partner. they view us as somebody they want to work with. they view president obama as somebody they trust. our standing in the world is much stronger so it charge of weakness is really quite baseless. >> schieffer: do you think mitt romney spoke inappropriately when he criticized and issued a statement so early in this turmoil? >> bob, i think you know, in my role, i'm not going to jump into politics and make those judgments. that's for the american people to decide. >> schieffer: madam ambassador thank you for being with us. >> thank you very much. >> schieffer: and joining us now for his take on all this, the ranking republican on the senate armed services committee, john mccain. senator, you've got to help me out here. the president of libya says that this was something that had been in t
of the world, we pulled out of iraq, we pulled out of afghanistan, and iran is continuing on with the nuclear program and our critics say our allies do not trust us. >>guest: that is false. partners and allies have responded effectively and promptly when we asked them to protect our facilities. >>chris: well, it took three days in cairo. >>guest: what happened in cairo was not sufficiently oh bust when president obama picked up the phone and together to president morsi, and right away things changed. what happened is the authorities in egypt have been robust in protecting our facility, not just in cairo but elsewhere in the country. president morsi has calmed for calm. we saw the same thing in yemen, in libya, tunisia. >>chris: so why ask all nongovernmental personnel to leave tunisia and sudan? >>guest: but are not asking all nongovernmental personnel. >>guest: we assess the security conditions necessity this, we have asked temporarily family members and nonessential personnel depart. we do that all over the world when security circumstances warrant. it is short-term. it is temporary. it is
, iraq, iran -- greece. >> poland is still in -- i won't go -- but it's sad and we take questions. we don't filter the questions. they can ask anything they want. they can be from aarp, seniors, teachers and they'll give us a standing ovation, thirsting for somebody to tell them the truth where their country is going. >> republican and democrat do that who really care about each other. >> you don't think we're getting that in this debate in this campaign season? >> i don't think there's nearly enough substance to me it's a real disappoint. why isn't there the substance? >> because it's hard. the problems are real and the solutions are painful. there's no easy way out and i think the candidates are afraid to stand up and say, look, we've got to make tough choices. we've got to have some shared sacrifice. >> bottom line in this, simpson-bowles proposed a way to deal with the debt crisis and what did it call for? >> basically what we want to do, reduce the deficit by $4 trillion. we didn't make up $4 trillion because the number four bus passed us on the street. it is the minimum amount you n
think about the war in iraq. where did most of the anti-u.s. soldiers and militants come from? they came from benghazi. it is not like we didn't know there is it a problem >> look. every country in the region has a radical islamic movement that is operating inside of it. and they move fighters around you they make no mistake about it and final question. have we gained anything by our involvement in the middle east? should we change our strategy. and like any president wouldn't. given what is happening to us. and our policy now is unstate we saw it unfold over the last three plus years we are disengaging from the middle east. our friends say why aren't you standing here with us. look at iran. permitting them to have a nuclear weapon and we have a feckless policy that is not standing up to them and we are pulling out of iraq despite the recommendation and turn it over to iranian influence and time table in afghanistan as well >> thank you so much. and are we angry enough over the violence in the middle east? ambassador bolton next and finding justice for four americans killed in [ male ann
have decimated al qaeda. osama bin laden is dead. he said we would end the war responsibly in iraq. we've done that. he has restored relationships around the world. i spend every day up at the united nations where i have to interact with 192 other countries. i know how well the united states is viewed. i know that our standing is much improved. and it's translated into important support for strong american positions, for example -- >> is it inappropriate for governor romney to level the criticism he leveled? >> i'm not going to get into politics, david. that's not my role in this job. but i think the american people welcome and appreciate strong, steady, unified leadership, bipartisan, in times of challenge. and for those men and women in our diplomatic service, including those we tragically lost, they look to our leadership to be unified and strong. >> let's talk about leadership in the world, and as the nuclear threat from iran. another area of tension between the united states and israel. in just a couple of minutes, we will show our interview with the prime minister of israel, benj
that part of the world that we pulled out of iraq, we are are pulling out of afghanistan, that iran is continuing on with its nuclear program and they say our critics is that our allies no longer trust us and our enemies no longer fear us. >> chris, that is just false. our partners and allies value voters responded effectively and promptly when we have asked them to protect our facilities and our people. >> chris: well, let's -- it took three days in cairo. >> and what happened initially in cairo was not sufficiently robust when president obama picked up the phone and spoke to the president right away things changed. and that is an evidence of our influence and impact and what happened was that the authorities in egypt have been very robust in protecting our facilities not just in cairo but elsewhere in the country. the president has issued repeated condemnations of the violent response and called for calm and we have seen the same thing in yemen, in libya, in tunisia and many other parts of the world. >> why are we asking all nongovernmental personnel to leave sudan and tunisia. >>
he was talking about iraq but in fact he meant it and we sometimes, we didn't really listen to bush reducing his statements to the perception we had of him, forgetting that he is representing a system. he is representing an administration. this administration was pushing and is still pushing for many reasons not only political, anything which has to -- today to do with organization in the region and the bloggers who were pushing and spreading around this feeling that something should change in egypt and tunisia and even in syria or in yemen, many of them -- google, freedom house were training people and financing the training of people who are advocating democracy and liberating the country and they were trained by american organizations, european organizations and if we were to study what happened in eastern europe where is the whole process of what is called the european spring, the eastern european spring, you can see that there was behind it a philosophy. no one had heard, enough people have heard about popovich who was getting the sense of of how do we mobilize the people in or
back from two tours of duty in iraq, 26-year-old from oakland is homeless, jobless, and lacking direction. >> it's hard. i mean, it's hard coming back and being used to something for so long and then coming back to civilian life and trying to adjust and find work where being in the military, it's -- your days are planned. >> reporter: but thanks to operation standdown, menina is not without hope. an entire tent city has sprung up on the county fair grounds. vets from across the bay area are getting much needed help, from hair cuts to hot meals to legal services. it's all here. >> the services provided here are, in a sense, everything you might need. we have dentists, doctors, orthopedists, dermatologists. >> reporter: jack bartholomew knows what a difference operation standdown can make. he went from a homeless client to a tent leader who now has a job, a home, and a new outlook. >> i finally just had to straighten my life around once i found this program, to help me get my life on the right path. >> reporter: meanwhile, he is hoping to clean up his credit and take care of some
lines or not. and i think the lower profile of the united states allowed iraq and china to step forward in a dangerous way. >> all right, dan, thank you all. when we come back, despite the turmoil in the the middle east, it went on with obama enjoying a post convention poll bounce and [ female announcer ] to get a professional cleansing system you could spend as much as $200. olay says challenge that with an instrument that cleanses as effectively as what's sold by skin professionals for a whole lot less. olay pro x advanced cleansing system. we might still be making mix tapes. find this. pause this. play this. eject this. write this. it's like the days before esurance express lane™. you had to find a bunch of documents just to get a car insurance quote. now express lane finds your driving info with just one click, saving time to be nostalgic about the days before express lane. thank you, insurance for the modern world. esurance. now backed by allstate. click or call. >> events in the middle east may have dominated the news this week, but here at home the presidential campaign went o
hussein's determination to build nuclear weapons. remember when u.n. inspectors went into iraq after the persian gulf war in 1991, they were stunned at how quickly and secretly hussein had rebuilt his program. the obama administration is trying to assure israel that israel does not need to act, but in doing so, it will have to be careful thought lock itself onto a path that makes american military action iner itable. we should have a national debate before the united states of america finds itself going to war in the middle east again on auto pilot. for more on this, read my piece in "the washington post." we have a link on our website, cnn.com/fareed. we'll be right back. up next, michael lewis, he's had unpress dejtsed access to president obama this summer. what did he learn. stay with us. you see us, at the start of the day. on the company phone list that's a few names longer. you see us bank on busier highways. on once empty fields. everyday you see all the ways all of us at us bank are helping grow our economy. lending more so companies and communities can expand, grow stronger
in the disgraceful moment in the state department, saying going to iraq would be a death sentence. that wasn't true. we didn't lose diplomats there. but it's true that people could be deterred from taking dangerous posts. but we have to learn to rely on allies who are on our side of what we see as a threat. but we need to step back and begin to tell the truth. the threat against us is not just al qaeda. there is a violent ideology that is politicized, seeking to use opportunities like the video and other kinds of things to push us out of the region and to criticize those who stand against this islamist movement in the region. >> last question, of all the countries, 20 or more where there are protests, who is with us? which countries, do you think we can rely on the most to supportinous our efforts to calm things down? >> there are many countries that are deeply disturbed by the uncertainty that is unfolding there. many around the gulf coast have tried in their ways to influence outcomes in libya, for instance, and the new government in libya, while this was a terrible event that occurred there, the
security argument away from the other side. he reinforced an afghanistan, he got us responsibly out of iraq. he's taken osama bin laden. he's firm, a visionary. he's been tough and decisive. i know what the republican narrative wants to be. when you get below the rhetoric, there are no facts to support these charges. in in fact, we worked the defense. we got the strongest relationship with israel i think we have ever had. very good relations. i don't find much ground on these comments from the republicans. >> if you look at how the american people feel who would be better on foreign policy? obama, 51%. romney, 38%. trust to handle terrorism? obama, 51%. romney, 40%. that was tuesday. could the events of the last week change those numbers? >> they sure could. a question of where it goes. i think, liz, despite what you're saying, even the romney thinks they mishandled the initial way they handle this. when mitt romney came out after the attack to where he is right now. >> the romney campaign doesn't always get it right. >> there you go. as far as longterm implications this is potential danger
. >> remember, when u.n. inspectors went into iraq after the persian gulf war in 1991, they were stunned at how quickly and secretly hussein had rebuilt his program. the obama administration is trying to assure israel that israel does not need to act, but in doing so, it will have to be careful not to lock itself onto a path that makes american military action inevitable. we should have a national debate before the united states of america finds itself going to war in the middle east again on auto pilot. for more on this, read my piece in "the washington post." we have a link on our website, cnn.com/fareed. we'll be right back. >>> up next, michael lewis, he's had unprecedented access to president obama this summer. what did he learn. stay with us.  xñ >>> michael lewis broet liar's poker and the oakland a's money ball. this time he entered a rarified world, flying on air force one, in the oval office, getting a tour of the private residence, playing basketball with the president of the united states. the result published in vanity fair is a unique, fascinating account of the d
done everything that we have asked. the war in iraq is over and we're training afghan security forces. by the end of 2014, the longest war in our history will be over. tell us civilians have opened their hearts out to our troops and our veterans. -- countless civilians. 11 years ago, memorial services were held for americans with different races and creeds. backgrounds and beliefs. instead of turning against each other, a tragedy has brought us together. our fight is with al qaeda, not with islam or any other religion. this country was built as a beacon of freedom and tolerance. that is what made us strong, now and forever. when those innocent souls were taken from us, they left behind and unfilled work and tasks that remain undone. that is why we chose to build the country up with a national day of service and a remembrance. it scripture tells us to not be overcome by evil but to overcome evil with good. there is no better way to honor the best them by discovered the best in our cells. -- the best in ourselves. this anniversary allows us to renew our faith. even the darkest night his
, particularly those who have served in afghanistan and iraq. part of the problem with republicans said that there were other things the government should be doing. they said this was a political exercise that they do not as a really need the government's help. sen. rand paul is a real credit of this saying he would just block the bill entirely for various reasons. he wanted to stop american aid to pakistan until they free their position on the u.s.. this tied up the session all week and they appeared to reach a discussion and they will vote on the 19th. >> the house finishes up the continuing resolution. it will go to the senate now. what is the consensus on when the senate might get to it? >> they were talking about wednesday, thursday, friday. the senate wants to leave the to go home to campaign at the end of next week. there probably will not be a huge controversy over the six month extension. there will be heated debate in both sides will talk about how we have the stock this runaway spending, do something about the debt and deficit. >> what can be done? >> start with the bush era
our troops in iraq. if you desuppose gaddafi, the question is who is next? who will take over. that's the problem that we are seeing in libya? it is complete lawlessness in a break down of society and a lot of weapons that went missing when gaddafi was desupposed and a lot of those weapons are now in the middle east. >> mike: one of the people killed hours before he was killed, he said we are fearful that there will be an attack. i hope we don't die tonight. he said one of the guards had taken photos of the embassy and safe house. we know it was not a spontanous effort because you don't have rocket grenade launchers. they captured a number of secret documents out of the embassy and contained of contacts in libya. going forward, what do we learn? you are on the oversite committee. what do you say to the intelligences and military so that this doesn't happen again>> it is the projection of strength. when barak obama made it clear, that the united states was not standing behind israel. that changed the dynamic in the middle east? when barak obama sent one unmistaken signal. to even whe
east, rogers thinks, makes the point that the u.s. is disengaging and pulled out of iraq without a long term force there and are p pulling out of afghanistan and, the friends don't know whether they can depend on us and our enemies don't feel they have to fear us. >> jamie: comprehensive on questions and answers from both the guests, we will not miss it. thank you very much and you can catch the full interview with the house intelligence committee chairman, mike rogers on fox news sunday and also susan rice as chris mentioned 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. and check your local listings as well, don't miss it. an important time in the world, eric? >> eric: coming up, surprising news about fish oil supplements, surprising studies about that you will not want to miss. a lot of folks take fish oil for your heart. well, how much do they really help? oh no, not a migraine now. try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me, this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. new bayer migraine formula
of american military adventurism he met in the bank recently been ended the war in iraq and ongoing campaign in afghanistan and drones sent into yemen and somali and the muslims in the region the film coming out of the nine states is seen in the context of that very long history but the involvement is many muslims seeing as not been good for the region. the film has a sparking role but it has to be seen in the context of the broad experience of the united states as a not very positive force in the region. >>> what could be done on the u.s. part to quell this. another is a lot of concern that the u.s. isn't doing enough to punish the film maker. >>> if the people can read and see that the united states is playing an active and positive role on their behalf is actually promoting democratic processes the building a free and fair democratic institutions. at the level of anti- americanism and certainly go down. >>> that was the professor from uc-berkeley. afghan officials this month eight women died during an attack by new forces and for u.s. service members were also killed today the seven it
. [unintelligible] it is an important meeting but we have seen other circumstances where iraq gets official people together. i attended a meeting in march, 2005. it brought together people from harvard and brookings in the united states and europe. the iranian people believe this is an important thing. they say this is a way of presenting themselves and their position. they are mobilizing support but when judgment day comes and it is possible to see what is in the minds of people about the iranian nuclear ambitions, [inaudible] not many people in the world would like iran to have the bomb. this is the way in politics and diplomacy. ." >> did you know any of the scientists that were assassinated? >> sure, we follow world media. >> did you personally know them? >> we know it was a big loss for a red. >> it has been so intense whether certain incidences were a victory for iran or the u.s., i think what ever benefits were probably bigger as a result of the campaign to prevent ban ki- moon from going there in the first place. and never saw so much media attention has that got. the fact that ban ki-moon
and was upheld by his son during the second gulf war in iraq serving only to obscure the true cost of war from so many american citizens. the president, alongside secretary of state hillary clinton, marked the contributions of our slain diplomats in maryland on friday. >> greater love hath no man than this. that a man lay down his life for his friends. the flag they serve under now carries them home. may god bless the memory of these men who laid down their lives for us all. may god watch over your families and all who love them. >> since tuesday, protests have grown beyond libya and egypt to u.s. embassies in iraq, pakistan, syria, turkey, india and more. as we watch the anger spread, we remain hopeful that those upset by the film as well as those who have seized this opportunity for violence will recognize that just as we prize freedom of speech, this country stands for freedom of religion. the president echoed these sentiments in his weekly address yesterday. >> this tragic attack takes place at a time of turmoil and protests in many different countries. i've made it clear that the united stat
states while heavily engaged in the past is decembe disengaging no. they look at iraq and how we left iraq and left no forces to influence the government from. they it look at afghanistan. we have a time table to leave and that makes a big statement in the region. they look at the iranians. they are double stepping now to increase their capacity to have a nuclear weapon. the ieae said in the last quarter they doubled their efforts and they are moving towards that weapon. thisth is the number one fear in the middle east is the iranians with a nuclear weapon and they are not confident that the united states is going to stop that from happening. even in the transitional governments that we see forming that maybe are the future and hope of the region and it is going to be very complex to be sure, they want to see us more involved in helping influence the transitional governments because all these countries to include our friendly countries, all have radical islamic movements in the countries vying for political power and influence and that is what you see on the walls of our embassy. thos
suicide bombers in iraq than any country except for saudi arabia. her ambassador ran around syria for the better part of the year, encouraging them to protest, knowing that they would get shot down. this government seems to be trying to make the world a little safer as an anarchy more than anything else. lou: the idea that libya is now arrested four people in regards to that attack. could you explain about the earnest in earnest and honesty about their act? >> i am afraid that i'm getting old and cynical. my guess is that they are kind of like claude rains in casablanca. the libyan government really is, whatever goes on in tripoli, not outside of there, when we supported that revolution, basically what we did was provide their coverage for people, what happened was perfectly predictable. lou: it was tragic. it is tragic that he was put in a constant that is not safe and not protected, taken to a safe house that was anything but that. the idea that we would not have things underground in libya, now it's clear that we're going to have marine boots on the ground in libya and in yemen
government to meet the needs of the refugees. more than 21,000 refugees have sought sanctionary in iraq. >>> the korean meteorological association estimates the storm seen by images taken by nasa will hit south korea in a couple of days before making its way to china. >>> pope benedict will speak in beirut this morning one last time before he leaves lebanon and what train he has had so far. he arrived friday while hundreds of people violently protested the u.s. at an protest. he's addressed syrian refugees and told lebanon to be an example co-existence for the middle east. that's because about 40% of country is christian. >>> mohamed is life this morning. what did he say. >> reporter: an open mass was attended by hundreds of thousands of people who gathered to hear pope ben did the 16th. the pope parade for piece and that they would try to force that path. here's more about what the pope had to say about piece and the importance of it in this region. >> translator: our community, brothers and sisters to give this region in the middle east peace and reconciliation so all may live in pea
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